Ask for Mercy: The Key to Forever SNIP

Just Ask for Mercy – the comiXology Originals collection is out soon!

Out next month from comiXology is Ask for Mercy: The Key to Forever by British creators Richard Starkings and Abigail Harding – the first collection of the creator-owned series launched last year on the digital comics platform. An action-packed and artistically stunning dark fantasy story from Elephantmen creator Richard Starkings and breakout talent, Abigail Jill Harding, making herContinue reading Just Ask for Mercy – the comiXology Originals collection is out soon!

Beyond Milford Green Cover B SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Beyond Milford Green

Samuel George London has just launched his Kickstarter for the sequel to his hugely-popular Milford Green graphic novel – and the Beyond Milford Green campaign looks on course to be as successful as the first, with over £2000 of the £4000 raised. After the events of Milford Green, Victorian villagers Alfie and Mary find themselves inContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Beyond Milford Green

Eagle Cutaways by Roy Cross recalled in Constant Scale magazine

The latest issue of Constant Scale, the journal of the Airfix Collectors Club, features an article by downthetubes contributor Jeremy Briggs about the 1950s and 1960s Eagle comic cutaways by artist Roy Cross, the Club’s Honorary President.Continue reading Eagle Cutaways by Roy Cross recalled in Constant Scale magazine

Skippy the Bush Kangaroo with actor Garry Pankhurst, who played Sonny

Who remembers Skippy the Bush Kangaroo, a TV – and TV Comic – favourite?

Skippy the Bush Kangaroo is one of Australia’s all-time most successful cultural exports. The TV show had a global audience in the early 1970s of more than 300 million – and the character was a star that rivalled Doctor Who and The Avengers in terms of popularity in Britain’s TV Comic for many years. WhileContinue reading Who remembers Skippy the Bush Kangaroo, a TV – and TV Comic – favourite?

Bug Hunter Big Red by Jerry Paris

Flashback Focus: Who Remembers Jerry Paris’ Bug Hunters?

By Lucas Williams For pre-teen computer game geek me of the early 1980s, artist Jerry Paris was simply the guy who did cool computer game magazine covers… but it would turn out he did great comics, too, and I was delighted to have the chance to talk to him about his work recently. Jerry hadContinue reading Flashback Focus: Who Remembers Jerry Paris’ Bug Hunters?